Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stand. (verb)
Examples of word stands
+ACT III: Scene iia+ p. 275, l. 28 _stands and stares a while. _ 1724 'stands a while and stares'.p. 277, l. 28 _shall be. _ 4to 1690 'shall not be'.
In modern parlance, the term stands chiefly for the staff of a bishop, abbot or some other holy person, but its traditional meaning was “the carrier of the staff.”
Seals - the term stands for Sea-Air-Land teams - were created by President
The "i" in the name stands for interaction: "The premise behind the charity from the very first thoughts has been about transparency and forming a connection with supporters," says volunteer digital strategist Kirsty Stephenson.
In a nutshell, the NSA will feed vast amounts of the information it collects to a computer system known as Aquaint the acronym stands for Advanced QUestion Answering for INTelligence, which the computer can then use to detect patterns and predict behavior.
But the Osiris-Rex mission the acronym stands for Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer is also a wistful reminder of abandoned dreams.
The name stands for peer-to-peer university, and anyone can be a student or an instructor on the website.
GRAIL – the name stands for Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory – is a scaled-down analogue of GRACE, the twin US-German satellites that have been surveying the Earth's gravity from orbit since 2002.
The acronym stands for Male Genital Mutilation, and the group argues that men deserve the same protection afforded to women by the federal Female Genital Mutilation Act.
The ‘MD’ behind your name stands for Moron Doctor.